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By: Amanda L. Chan
Source: The Huffington Post
You drifted off to sleep easily enough. But all of a sudden, it's 4 a.m. and you're wide awake. What gives?To an extent, this phenomenon -- called middle insomnia, or difficulty maintaining sleep -- is normal. After all, sleep goes in cycles throughout the night, moving from deeper, slow wave sleep to lighter sleep, explains James Findley, Ph.D., CBSM, clinical director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the University of Pennsylvania. But as the night goes on, "we're moving toward...
Source: EHS Today
Workers who suffer from sleep disorders may experience fatigue that can harm their productivity or even result in serious safety concerns. As part of its Healthy Workforce Now initiative, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is working to raise awareness surrounding sleep disorders and their impacts on worker health and productivity.Acute or chronic insomnia is one of the most prevalent sleep disorders. According to a recent study, insomnia affects...
By: Daniel Weiss
Source: Pharmacy Times
Children with poorly controlled asthma sleep worse and perform worse in school than their peers with well-controlled asthma, according to study results presented at the American Thoracic Society’s 2013 International Conference in Philadelphia. The study included 170 ethnically diverse children aged 7 to 9 living in the Providence, Rhode Island, area. The children’s asthma symptoms were assessed over 3 30-day periods during the school year using spirometry, which measures the amount of air...
By: Dr. Michael J. Breus
Source: The Huffington Post
New research about sleepwalking has raised questions about several common beliefs regarding this frequently misunderstood sleep disorder. Researchers at the University of Montreal conducted a comprehensive review of more than 15 years of study on the topic of sleepwalking. Their analysis produced what may be a clearer picture of the sleep disorder, its possible mechanisms, and its risk factors. Their analysis also challenges some common beliefs about sleepwalking -- beliefs that, if outdated,...
By: Kelly House
Source: The Oregonian
American adult doesn't get enough sleep.A recent study finds that while we're aware of our shut-eye shortcomings, we're in denial about the need to change our habits.In light of a March announcement from the Centers for Disease Control that declared insufficient sleep to be a public health epidemic, the nonprofit Better Sleep conducted a survey of their own.Their findings will come as no surprise to those of us for whom coffee is a multiple-times-daily ritual. Read more at The Oregonian ...